Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 325 i, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 325 Ci, BMW 3 Touring (E46) 325 i, BMW 3 Convertible (E46) 325 Ci, BMW 3 Compact (E46) 325 ti, BMW Z4 Roadster (E85) 2.5 i, BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 i

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear suspension arm on BMW X3 E83 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: rear suspension lower control arm – BMW X3 E83. Tools you need:
Replacement: rear suspension lower control arm – BMW X3 E83. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 18
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Pin punch
Hammer
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Control Arm for X3 (E83) and other BMW models
How to change Link Set, wheel suspension on BMW X3 E83 2.0 d – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Link Set, wheel suspension
How to change Link Set, wheel suspension on BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 325 Ci – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 325 Ci
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Link Set, wheel suspension on BMW 3 Convertible (E46) 325 Ci
BMW 3 Convertible (E46) 325 Ci
Easy tricks to help you to replace Link Set, wheel suspension on BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 325 i
BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 325 i
Link Set, wheel suspension removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW 3 Touring (E46) 325 i
BMW 3 Touring (E46) 325 i
Changing Link Set, wheel suspension on BMW 3 Compact (E46) 325 ti – tips for first time repair
BMW 3 Compact (E46) 325 ti
Main steps for Link Set, wheel suspension replacement on BMW Z4 Roadster (E85) 2.5 i
BMW Z4 Roadster (E85) 2.5 i
How to change Link Set, wheel suspension on BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 i – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 i
How to change Rod / Strut, wheel suspension on BMW X3 E83 2.0 d – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Rod / Strut, wheel suspension
How to change Rod / Strut, wheel suspension on BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 325 Ci – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 325 Ci
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Rod / Strut, wheel suspension on BMW 3 Convertible (E46) 325 Ci
BMW 3 Convertible (E46) 325 Ci
Easy tricks to help you to replace Rod / Strut, wheel suspension on BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 325 i
BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 325 i
Rod / Strut, wheel suspension removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW 3 Touring (E46) 325 i
BMW 3 Touring (E46) 325 i
Changing Rod / Strut, wheel suspension on BMW 3 Compact (E46) 325 ti – tips for first time repair
BMW 3 Compact (E46) 325 ti
Main steps for Rod / Strut, wheel suspension replacement on BMW Z4 Roadster (E85) 2.5 i
BMW Z4 Roadster (E85) 2.5 i
How to change Rod / Strut, wheel suspension on BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 i – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 i
How to change Track Control Arm on BMW X3 E83 2.0 d – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Track Control Arm
How to change Track Control Arm on BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 325 Ci – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 325 Ci
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Track Control Arm on BMW 3 Convertible (E46) 325 Ci
BMW 3 Convertible (E46) 325 Ci
Easy tricks to help you to replace Track Control Arm on BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 325 i
BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 325 i
Track Control Arm removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW 3 Touring (E46) 325 i
BMW 3 Touring (E46) 325 i
Changing Track Control Arm on BMW 3 Compact (E46) 325 ti – tips for first time repair
BMW 3 Compact (E46) 325 ti
Main steps for Track Control Arm replacement on BMW Z4 Roadster (E85) 2.5 i
BMW Z4 Roadster (E85) 2.5 i
How to change Track Control Arm on BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 i – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW X3 (E83) 2.5 i
Replacement: rear suspension lower control arm – BMW X3 E83. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right lower control arms.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: rear suspension lower control arm – BMW X3 E83. Use the following procedure:
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